African, Black & Caribbean Studies

Degree Granted
Degree Level
Garden City, NY

A minor in African, Black and Caribbean Studies can make a major difference in your life and career.

Why Earn Your Minor in African, Black and Caribbean Studies?

The African, Black and Caribbean Studies minor in Adelphi’s College of Arts and Sciences helps you gain a better understanding of the experiences of people of African descent, while also enhancing employment opportunities in today’s increasingly diverse global marketplace.

Why Minor in African, Black and Caribbean Studies at Adelphi?

  • Students have unique opportunities to conduct original research and to present their work at conferences and symposia.
  • The minor emphasizes a broad and interdisciplinary range of scholarly perspectives and courses of study, including history, literature and the arts, social sciences, culture and society, and contemporary issues.
  • The minor also provides opportunities for valuable internships.

Adelphi Jaggar Community Fellows interned at the National Urban League during the summer.


* Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2018
of our undergraduate and graduate students have jobs or are continuing their education within six months of graduation.
Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2018

Exceptional Hands-On Learning

Students of African, Black and Caribbean Studies participate in internships and experiential learning opportunities in numerous fields, including:

  • Banking
  • Advertising and Publicity
  • Health Care for Minorities
  • Multimedia Information
  • Performing Arts
  • Political Issues
  • Religious Organizations
  • Social Work
  • Broadcasting
  • Education
  • Philanthropic Giving

Program Info

Application Requirements

To apply for this program, submit the appropriate application requirements:

Transformative Educational Opportunities

All undergraduate students have the opportunity to apply for the following programs to expand their educational landscape:

  • The Honors College – fostering intellectual perspectives and critical skills
  • Levermore Global Scholars – preparing students to become global thinkers and leaders
  • Study Abroad – providing opportunities to experience another culture and see the world from a new perspective

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